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Peoria Heights offers unique events and scenic views that are sure to please. Whether you like art, music, parades, picnics, one-of-kind-dining or boutique shopping, Peoria Heights is the place to be.


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Apr 20, 2019 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
In “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t,” comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of course, their legendary lives in show-business. ...

Apr 20, 2019 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Join us for our 7th Annual Kick Abuse at Kickapoo 5K Trail Run and Fun Walk on April 20, 2019. 100% of the proceeds help fund medical and social services to abused and neglected children in central Illinois. Come run or walk through the rolling fields and vineyards of the...

Apr 20, 2019 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Times: 10:00am 11:30am 1:00pm Three age groups will be eligible for the hunt during each time slot: 0-2 years 3-6 years 7-12 years Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of hunt to ensure adequate time for parking and walking to hunt area. The Park wi...

Apr 20, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
New Plants for 2019: Join us inside our event center, The Barn, to learn about some exciting new plant varieties including hostas, perennials, trees and shrubs. Molly will share photos, some growing tips, and specifics of where you can utilize these beauties in your own spac...

Apr 20, 2019 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Join us for the 6th Annual Easterseals Run.Walk.Roll! This is a fun, family-friendly event to benefit Easterseals Central Illinois! Wheelchairs and stollers are welcomed and encouraged!...

Apr 21, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Prime rib, honey-baked ham, chicken, shrimp, omelets, waffles, pastries, assorted salads, vegetables, and our lavish dessert table featuring a chocolate dipping fountain!...

Apr 21, 2019 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Creek Winery will be hosting EASTER BRUNCH at Ravina on the Lakes! Sunday, April 21st Seating Selected: 11AM Location: Ravina on the Lakes, 5326 W Charter Oak Rd, Peoria, IL $24.95 Adults $12.95 Kids (4-12) 3 & Under Eat FREE Gratuity not in...

Apr 23, 2019 9:00 PM - 1:00 PM
This resource fair will provide education from local vendors, health screenings, Bingo, Cruise In, door prizes, entertainment and LUNCH! All inside the Avanti's Dome in Pekin. Hosted by Farmington Country Manor, John Evans Supportive Living and Pekin Park District Miller Sen...

Apr 25, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
RENT is including a Peoria stop on their 20th anniversary tour on April 25th and 26th. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues...

Apr 26, 2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Boutiques, restaurants, art galleries, and makers of all kinds will celebrate every interpretation of the arts through locally-made goods, creative activities, artisan markets, visual art displays, specialty food and drink items, music, and more. There will be something...

Apr 26, 2019 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The four Sister Cities groups of Peoria invite you to join us at the Itoo Hall on Friday, April 26, 2019, for our third annual Peoria Sister Cities International Night. Entry fee is $5 per person (payable at the door). $1 food tickets can be purchased at the door and used...

Apr 26, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Join us for an exclusive ladies brunch at the Mt. Hawley Country Club. Enjoy a plated lunch created by Executive Chef Bower, our signature "Brunch Punch," classic baby shower games and a chance of winning unique raffle prizes all to benefit the Crittenton Centers’ Programs. ...

Apr 27, 2019 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The PSO’s 121st season closes on Saturday, April 27, 2019, 7:30 pm, at the Peoria Civic Center Theater with GREAT CITIES: NEW YORK. From the romantic sounds of Barber and MacDowell to Bernstein’s rhythmic Symphonic Dances from West Side Story to the “lullaby” of Broadway, th...

Apr 27, 2019 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Zac Brown Band is a multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning, southern rock group lead by front man, Zac Brown. Throughout their decade-long career, Zac Brown Band has had five consecutive albums reach the top 10 of the Billboard 200 and four consecutive albums debut at #1 on Bi...

Apr 27, 2019 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
What: Sporting Clay Shoot Fundraiser for St. Jude (rain or shine) When: Saturday, April 27, 2019 (8 a.m. – noon) Where: Oak Ridge Sportsman Club, 1301 County Rd 2900 E, Mackinaw, IL Program: • Check-In/Registration at 8:00 a.m. • Shooting begins at 9:00 a.m....

Apr 27, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dividing Perennials: As the growing season gets started, we’ll demonstrate how to divide a variety of perennials, including hostas, daylilies and grasses. Most perennials are hardy and easily divided, and spring is generally the best time to divide. We’ll also discuss some o...

Apr 28, 2019 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Bridgeway Community Church Presents: Adult Prom/Masquerade Ball Fundraiser Sunday, April 28th 2019 Event Starts at 6:30-9 Doors open at 6:00 Pekin Avanti’s Dome Cost: $70.00 couple Registration starts 2/11/2019 @ bwcc.tv Space is limited… Event is a fundraiser fo...

May 3, 2019 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Join us for a fun day on the golf course at the Chamber Annual Golf Outing! Registration is $110 per golfer and includes lunch, 18 holes of golf, games on the course, a cart and dinner. A $35 dinner-only option is also available for non golfers. Check-in begins at 10:30 am;...

May 3, 2019 - May 4, 2019 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Join Peoria Area Civic Chorale and special guest Dimitri German, for a “little night music” May 3rd and 4th at 7:30 p.m. a Five Points Washington. Enjoy songs such as “It’s a Grand Night for Singing” from State Fair, “Tonight” from West Side Story, “I Could Have Danced All N...

May 4, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Creative Gardening with Mini Hostas: Miniature plants are easily lost within a garden, even when they are placed front and center. Come explore creative and fun ways to incorporate these cuties into your landscape. David Hornbaker will be sharing some of his favorite minis a...

May 4, 2019 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us at Wands for St Jude for an afternoon of magical fun for the entire family! Registration is $20 and includes 4 classes of your choice. Registration by April 13th will guarantee you supplies in all of your chosen classes. Same-day registration will also be avail...

May 4, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A plaque dedication ceremony will be held to honor RG LeTourneau who created the LeTourneau steel house. The renovation and placement of the steel house is cooperative project involving the Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation, the Peoria Historical Society and Wheels O’ Ti...

May 6, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Spring Container: May has arrived and it’s time to pot up a beautiful container for your porch or patio. We will assemble some recipes of colorful combinations for you to choose from, taking the guesswork out of deciding which plants work well together. We’ll supply a 12 inc...

May 11, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kids’ Containers for Mother’s Day: Here’s a chance for the kids to come get their hands dirty and create something pretty for Mom, for Mother’s Day. We will have a good selection of inexpensive containers to choose from, or they can bring their own. We’ll assist, as needed, ...

May 11, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rock Painting for all ages. The rock painting/hiding craze is a simple act of kindness that’s making a big impact in communities across the country, brightening the days of strangers one rock at a time. Join our own rock painting guru, Dawn, to paint a rock or two to keep ...

May 11, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/events/2152837634969780/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/peoriaheightsfineart/ Peoria Heights Fine Art Fair Presented By Peoria Heights Fine Arts Committee Free Admission Juried Fine Artists in white tents lining Prospect R...

May 3, 2019 - May 12, 2019 7:30 pm-May 3, 4, 9, 10 & 11; 2:00 pm-May 5 & 12
A 9-time Tony Award-winner, A Chorus Line examines one day in the lives of seventeen dancers, all vying for a spot in the “chorus line” of a Broadway musical. After the first round of cuts, each dancer is asked to speak about themselves. Through this revelation, audiences ge...

May 8, 2019 - May 12, 2019 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Cirque du Soleil like you have never seen before!...

May 12, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Prime rib, honey-baked ham, chicken, shrimp, omelets, waffles, pastries, assorted salads, vegetables, and our lavish dessert table featuring a chocolate dipping fountain!...

May 15, 2019 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Following the sold-out successes of the Move Live on Tour and Move – Beyond – Live on Tour acclaimed shows, including multiple sellouts at large prestigious venues such as Radio City Music Hall, DEREK HOUGH returns with a monumental experience for 2019 – DEREK HOUGH: LIVE! T...

May 17, 2019 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Watch the Chiefs take on the Quad City River Bandits. The first 1,000 fans (13 and Up) will be recieve a bobblehead of Nolan Gorman!...

May 18, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Terrarium “Make & Take” Workshop: Terrariums are a popular way to add a little green to an indoor space. We will outline the basics of design, planting and care, and assist participants in building their own glass terrarium to take home or give as a gift. We have various si...

May 18, 2019 5:00 PM - 12:00 PM
63rd National Saengerfest Concert, North American Singers Association hosted by the German-American Central Society, Peoria, Illinois ...

May 19, 2019 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Join us as local wing restaurants show how they have the best wings in town at the 4th Annual Peoria WingFest! It’s Sunday, May 19th and a percentage of the proceeds will go to EP!C. This event will attract wing lovers from far and wide to enjoy a day of celebrating chicken...

May 20, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Arboretum Walk: The Hornbakers have been planting trees and shrubs on their 40 acres for over 40 years. Join Rich and Dave for an evening stroll around the grounds while they point out and discuss some of the highlights. Several varieties of Beech trees will be featured, alo...

May 19, 2019 - Sep 8, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon in the Stag Tap’s Beer Garden on Main Street in downtown Historic Havana. Live music is scheduled for every Sunday afternoon May 19th – September 8th, 2019! Visit their Facebook page for lineup and details....

May 1, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Welcome to WO'TM where you will find a wide representation of the life in central IL from antique and collector autos, trains, airplanes to tools, toys, clocks, tractors, musical stuff, vintage clothes, fire trucks, bicycles and general family fun....

May 18, 2019 - Nov 28, 2019 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Farmers' and artists' market featuring locally grown produce, meats, eggs, cheeses and baked goods. The market highlights the best central Illinois has to offer including breads, coffee, pottery, jewelry, popcorn, dog treats, fresh flowers, made-to-order omelets and so much ...

Jan 1, 2019 - Dec 15, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
NEW for 2019, join us for a dollar day for your town! Pay just $1 per person to unplug and explore the outdoors with Wildlife Prairie Park! ID is required with the town that is featured during that day to take advantage of $1 admission. No exceptions will be granted. Please ...

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